Career Opportunities at United Bank for Africa Zambia - 5/25/2016

At UBA, we strongly believe that our people are critical to our success in building a sustainable and dominant business in the countries we operate in across Africa and beyond. We go to great ends to source, attract, recruit, develop and retain the best talents where-ever they may be in the world. To this end, we are always striving to:

  • Recruit, develop and retain a highly talented workforce
  • Provide a non-threatening environment that encourages and rewards role-model performance
  • Help our work-force maintain a healthy balance between work and their personal lives
  • Provide competitive compensation and benefits that rank amongst the top-tier competitors in each of the countries we operate in
  • Ensure adequate avenue for career growth and exploration – whether functional or across country lines
  • Develop a culturally diverse pool of talented professionals with the skills and mind-set to deliver excellent results across different markets and cultures across the African continent and beyond

Employment at UNDP ZAMBIA - 5/25/2016

The overall mandate of the United Nations Department of Safety and Security (UNDSS) is to provide leadership, operational support and oversight of the security management system to enable the safest and most efficient conduct of the Programmes and activities of the United Nations system.
Radio Operator (3)
  • Full grade 12 certificate
  • Diploma in telecommunications, computer science or related field, university degree would be preferred but is not required
  • Three years work experience in radio communication
  • Good knowledge of computer applications (MS Office, internet)
  • Knowledge of hardware installation and maintenance
  • Experience as radio call agent
  • Proficiency in English (both and written)
How to applyAll applications should be clearly marked with the “title of the position” applied for on the envelope. Applications that are not properly marked will not be considered. Applications can be mailed or delivered in person. Qualified candidates should submit their applications with detailed curriculum vitae and certified copies of their certificates to the address below.
The Deputy Resident Representative (Operations) United Nations Development Programme,9350 Alick Nkhata road, PO Box 1966,

Multiple positions in Zambia at Chemonics

Chemonics seeks experienced technical professionals for multiple positions in Zambia for the USAID-funded Global Health Supply Chain (GHSC) – Procurement and Supply Management (PSM) project. The purpose of this project is to ensure uninterrupted supplies of health commodities in support of USG-funded public health initiatives around the world. The project provides direct procurement and supply chain management support to the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), the President’s Malaria Initiative (PMI), and Population and Reproductive Health. In supporting USG-funded global health activities, PSM will develop and manage a wide array of services for health commodity procurement and related systems strengthening technical assistance encompassing different elements of a comprehensive supply chain. We are looking for individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world.

At the country level, PSM supports country strategies and priorities that fall under the following three project objectives:

  • ​Global Commodity Procurement and Logistics
  • Systems Strengthening Technical Assistance
  • Global Collaboration to Improve Long-Term Availability of Health Commodities​
We are seeking candidates for the following positions:

Application instructions:

Please apply by clicking on the links above by May 27, 2016. Due to the high volume of submissions we expect to receive, only finalists will be contacted.

Consortium Project Accountant , ACTIONAID INTERNATIONAL

Position: Consortium Project Accountant - Social Accountability for Public Resources Management in Health and Agriculture in Southern Africa
Location: Johannesburg Only
Duration: Fixed Term 3 years contract
AAI Grade: C
Salary: R418 087 TEC per annum
Local terms and conditions of employment will apply
Purpose of the Role:
The Project Accountant’s role is to ensure the financial integrity of the project, overseeing a budget of around £3.5 million. S/he will have responsibility for processing invoices, budgeting, forecasting, sub-grants, expenditure tracking, ensuring internal control are in place, preparing and submitting financial reports and preparing and conducting audits. 
Key responsibilities include but not limited to:
  • Prepare timely and accurate financial reports as required by the Project Manager and/or Project Management Unit (PMU).
  • Submit reports to the Project Manager responsible for oversight to ensure adherence to international finance and donor requirements
  • Develop financial performance measures in liaison with Project Manager.
  • Manage the day to day finances, including processing invoices and following up on recharges and payments in collaboration with Project M&E Officer
  • Work with the Project Manager and PMU to ensure that audit recommendations are fulfilled.
  • Coordinate the initial implementation of the project budget by National Project Managers and national project management units.
  • Develop reporting templates and other tools and run financial aspects of inception workshop in co-ordination with Project Manager and officer.
  • To provide information and on-going training to project staff to ensure the financial success of the project.
  • To inform the Project Manager of material issues and variances and propose and monitor actions.
  • Ensure transaction listings for multi country projects are maintained as supporting documentation for donor reporting.
  • Respond to donor financial queries and recommend actions to the Project Manager as required
  • To advise participating countries and their partners of donor specific financial rules and regulations and support staff to meet these.
  • To support international offices and country programmes to fulfil the requirements for internal and external audit.
Desired Skills & Experience:
The successful candidate will have:
  • Professional Accounting or Financial Management Qualification. 
  • Excellent English proficiency and desired Portuguese knowledge
  • Minimum of five years experience with an NGO in project finance management positions with a multi-million dollar scope.
  • In-depth understanding and experience of working with donor funded contracts such as EU, ECHO, DFID, USAID and UN.
  • Experience of complex planning and budgeting processes including the ability to provide clear guidance on donor policies and procedures.
  • Comprehensive understanding of financial reporting, review and analysis.
To be considered for this role, you must be able to provide proof of eligibility to work in the South Africa.
Application Procedures
Applications should be sent with your CV and motivation/cover letter by no later than 3rd June 2016. You are requested to highlight in the motivation/cover letter how specifically you meet the criteria for this role.  Please clearly indicate which position you are applying for. REF NO: V033
External Applications send to: ActionAid welcomes applications from all sections of the community and we promote diversity.
Due to the high volume of applications we receive, we regret we will not be able to respond personally to applicants who are not short-listed. If you have not heard from us within two weeks of the closing date, please assume you have been unsuccessful on this occasion. Recruitment consultancies/agencies should not approach ActionAid with regards to open vacancies. We regret that agency candidates will not be considered.

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